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Kaspersky Lab’s Annual Student Conference ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announces the start of the regional stages of its international student conference ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation 2013/2014’. There are 4 regional rounds of the conference that lead to the Conference Finals.

The submission is open from September 1, 2013.

You can find the detailed information about Regional Rounds of “CyberSecurity for the Next Generation” below. Please register accordingly.

European Round
Russia & CIS Round
Asia Pacific & MEA Round
The Americas Round
Conference Finals

Conference Scope

This annual competition is a unique platform, bringing together young researchers, IT security experts & university professors from all over the world in a collaborative, fun and creative environment, to present and discuss the most burning issues relating to cyber security.

Student researchers get to present and defend their original research, take part in workshops, teambuilding activities, and attend talks and panel discussions by top experts. By showcasing their projects and knowledge to key academic and industry experts they open themselves to potential new and attractive career opportunities in IT security.

Anyone from the world of higher education, whether undergraduate or postgraduate, is welcome to participate in the conference. Participants will showcase their projects in front of key academic and industry experts and open themselves to potential new and attractive career opportunities in IT security.

The topics for 2013 are:

  1. Emerging threats for emerging platforms
    • embedded systems
    • mobile security (Android, IOS, Windows Phone)
    • Windows 8, Mac OS & other operating systems, etc.
  2. Securing cloud, virtual & ‘big-data’ infrastructure
    • mail services
    • storage services
    • social networks, etc.
  3. Future protection technologies
    • proactive detection technologies
    • filtering technologies
    • web application security, etc.
  4. Securing corporate infrastructure
    • combating advanced persistent threats (APTS)/targeted attacks
    • vulnerabilities, exploits
    • rootkits/bootkits
    • botnets
    • DDoS attacks
    • network security, etc.
  5. Security education
    • tools and resources to raise and promote IT security awareness (Advertising, Marketing).

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